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cauterant

[kaw-ter-uh nt] /ˈkɔ tər ənt/ Medicine/Medical
noun
1.
a caustic agent.
adjective
2.
Origin of cauterant
1535-1545
First recorded in 1535-45; cauter(ize) + -ant
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British Dictionary definitions for cauterant

cauterant

/ˈkɔːtərənt/
adjective
1.
caustic; cauterizing
noun
2.
another name for cautery (sense 2)
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cauterant in Medicine

cauterant cau·ter·ant (kô'tər-ənt)
n.
A cauterizing substance.

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